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Welcome Chicken + Donuts Today

If you've been impatiently waiting for the coming of this second restaurant from the folks behind Welcome Diner, here's a great piece of news to start your week: The wait is over. Welcome Chicken + Doughnuts officially opens its doors to the public today and will be serving artisan doughnuts and bone-in fried chicken from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The restaurant is located at 1550 E. Buckeye Road, near 16th Street and Buckeye Road, and has been testing doughnut flavors such as Niman bacon and real maple, blueberry cocoa nibs, and carrot toasted coconut and almonds. Mouth watering yet? Yeah, ours, too.

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